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    Heritage Shock And Awe: Sikh Martial Arts Wows Chinese Soldiers

    Shock and awe: Sikh martial arts wows Chinese soldiers Sutirtho Patranobis http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/shock-and-awe-sikh-martial-arts-wows-chinese-soldiers/article1-1150705.aspx The martial drill by Indian soldiers lasted for about 20 minutes but it was apparently enough...
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    Heritage Warriors' Martial History Explored In New Book

    Warriors' martial history explored in new book By Divya Talwar http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-22402367 Images The Lion of Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh, leader of the Sikh kingdom Veteran Akali-Nihang armed with bow and arrows Veteran Akali-Nihang armed with bow and arrows...
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    Sikhism Sikh Martial Arts Demo In Czek Republic (Gatka)

    Bir Khalsa Group in Slovakia got talent - YouTube!
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    Is The Sikh Martial Spirit Overstressed? (by Baldev Singh)

    Is Sikhs' Martial Spirit overstressed? From the pen of the late Dr. Baldev Singh, http://www.sikhreview.org/pdf/may1996/pdf-files/members.pdf Dear Sir, - I want to point out some other aspects of the Sikh problem which need open and honest debate in the Sikh community. The problem I am talking...
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    The Only Living Master Of Dying Martial Arts

    A former factory worker from the British Midlands may be the last living master of the centuries-old Sikh battlefield art of shastar vidya. The father of four is now engaged in a full-time search for a successor. The basis of shastar vidya, the "science of weapons" is a five-step...
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    General Punjabis The Martial Race, Shying Away From Army

    http://www.livepunjab.com/news/punjabis_the_martial_race_shying_away_from_army-216169.html by Ishpreet Bindra The Indian army is seeing the worst crunch of officers ever and worse still those who are joining are not the right material. Since time immemorial the army has had its best officers...
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    Thundering Words: The Martial Language Of Nihangs

    Thundering Words: The Martial Language of Nihangs NIHANGSINGH.ORG Like many nomadic communities, the Nihang Singhs have through the centuries developed a distinguishable dialect. This language is historically known as GarrGaj Bole ('The Thundering Language') of the Khalsa. It combines a...
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    Sikh News Sikh Martial Arts Go Mainstream

    It was definitely love at first sight, Jacob Maxwell's friends say. The 21-year-old York University (Toronto, Canada) student was having lunch at the student centre when he peeked outside and saw men in colourful turbans, holding sticks and swords, form a circle. He watched intently as...
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    Sikh News Rashpal Kaur Performs Indian Martial Art

    Rashpal Kaur performs Indian martial art on April 24, 2009 episode of Dance India Dance...Rashpal Kaur, an Indian Sikh mother, is visually challenged ever since she underwent a brain tumour surgery...in fact she completely lost her eye sight...Keep your dreams alive...Understand...to achieve...
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    General West Takes To Sikh Martial Art

    http://in.rediff.com/news/2006/jul/26gatka.htm West takes to Sikh martial art Arvinder Kaur in New Delhi July 26, 2006 12:31 IST The traditional Sikh martial art of 'gakta' is finding many takers in USA, UK, France and Germany where it is being taught as a science of combat for...
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    Sikhs A Martial Race! How Do We Acknowledge It. Should We Have A Surname On Battles

    Dear brother SSAKAL. The valour of Sikhs and there ancestor is well known in different wars from Alexander time > To quote wikepedia :- This heroism of Punjabis was highlighted with Alexander the Great's invasion of Punjab. In a letter to his mother he wrote, "I am involved in the land...
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    Sikh News Ancient Sikh Martial Art Keeping Indian Youths Out Of Trouble (Channel NewsAsia)

    AMRITSA, India : The age-old Indian martial arts form known as Gatka is today being employed to keep youth away from drugs and other negative influences. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=128r1dfpj/*http%3A//www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/southasia/view/145402/1/.html